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President Trump abruptly ended spending talks Wednesday after congressional Democrats rejected his demand for a $5.7 billion border wall. A partial government shutdown stretched into its 19th day.
Researchers found higher rates of bullying and certain teasing in areas where voters favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.
Americans consumed almost 37 pounds per capita in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to reduce the country’s 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus. The stockpile of cheese started to build several years ago.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state medical board is reviewing six additional conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana use in Ohio, including autism and chronic anxiety. Cannabis products… Read More
Will peace, love and music be back? One of the original organizers of the iconic 1969 event is putting together a new three-day festival, which will take place in August in upstate New York.
A major credit rating agency is warning that a prolonged government shutdown could mean that it will reconsider the nation’s AAA rating. That could lead to higher borrowing costs.
On Saturday, January 12, the Athens Community Music School will commemorate 40 years of serving the community with a gala taking place in Ohio University’s School of Music Recital Hall… Read More
Congressional Democrats want to protect health coverage and protections of the Affordable Care Act. With the Senate in Republican hands, House Democrats will hold hearings and may turn to the courts.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been on shaky political ground for months, but there is no specific plan for his departure. William Barr’s confirmation hearing is next week.
ATHENS (WOUB) — An 3.5-percent increase in tuition at all Ohio University campuses will be discussed at the next Board of Trustees meeting, along with housing and culinary services increases…. Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana, including a Republican state senator who said he “smoked a joint” when… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Officials from a small, public university in Ohio argue a federal court should dismiss a lawsuit by a professor who was rebuked for not addressing a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state medical board is reviewing petitions asking that opioid addiction, autism, depression and other conditions be treated with medical marijuana use in Ohio. Cannabis products… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s elections chief says more than 275,000 inactive voters in the state are about to get their final opportunity to keep from dropping off the rolls…. Read More
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Swamp Premieres Tuesday, January 15, 2019 on PBS A Story of Greed, Hubris and Destruction, The Swamp Chronicles the History of Florida’s Everglades, the Deadly Quest to… Read More
Trump has said he won’t sign any bill to reopen the government unless Congress acquiesces to his request for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall — something Democrats have staunchly opposed.